The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Using Chainer Neural Network Framework with AWS Greengrass ML Inference

Starting today, Greengrass ML inference includes a pre-built Chainer package for all devices powered by Intel Atom, NVIDIA Jetson TX2, and Raspberry Pi. So, you don’t have to build and configure the ML framework for your devices from scratch. With this launch, we now provide pre-built packages for three popular machine learning frameworks including TensorFlow, […]

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How M3 Health Used AWS IoT 1-Click to Improve Healthcare Delivery

M3 Health is a strategic technology partner serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. With almost 20 years of experience developing and delivering innovative technology solutions, they enable their clients to better engage their audience, and solve the challenges they face to improve communications, drive sales, and ensure customer loyalty. When they decided to create […]

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How to Implement MQTT with TLS Client Authentication on Port 443 from Client Devices (Python)

Application Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN) is an extension to TLS that enables clients connecting to a TLS server to pass an extra parameter, known as a ProtocolNameList. The ProtocolNameList is a preference-ordered list of the application protocols that the client would like to use to communicate. AWS IoT Core now allows you to connect devices […]

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Using Device Jobs for Over-the-Air Updates

Whether it’s a firmware update or security patch, an update to a config file on a device, or a factory reset, all products need maintenance after they are in your customers’ hands. And to manage your fleet, you need to know which devices in your fleet have received and processed, either successfully or unsuccessfully, any […]

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Developing Amazon FreeRTOS with Texas Instruments’ Code Composer Studio Version 8

Update: This issue was patched in Amazon FreeRTOS version 1.2.4 to overcome the out-of-the-box experience challenges.  The root cause will be fixed in the upcoming Texas Instruments compiler release.   Last month, Texas Instruments (TI) launched Code Composer Studio (CCS) version 8, which includes the TI MCU compiler version 18.1.1. The Amazon FreeRTOS project for […]

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AWS IoT-Driven Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture Needs IoT The current world population of 7.3 billion people is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Around 83 million people are added to the global population each year. This growth must be met by corresponding increases in food production. Compared to current yields, agricultural output would have to grow by at […]

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Setting Up Just-in-Time Provisioning with AWS IoT Core

In an earlier blog post about just-in-time registration of device certificates, we discussed how just-in-time registration (JITR) can be used to activate device certificates and attach policies to the certificates immediately after the device is auto-registered. JITR triggers a registration event. You must create an AWS IoT Core rule to listen for the registration event […]

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Using AWS IoT Device Management in a Retail Scenario to Process Order Requests

In this blog post, we will simulate a common business scenario to show you how to use the group policy feature in AWS IoT Device Management. Specifically, we will describe: How to create a hierarchical group structure and assign your IoT devices to different groups. How to publish messages to different IoT devices based on […]

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MQTT with TLS client authentication on port 443: Why it is useful and how it works

The AWS IoT Core service now allows you to connect devices using MQTT with TLS client authentication on port 443.  Previously this combination of protocol and authentication mechanism was only supported on port 8883.  So what’s the big deal? Read on to learn more about how this feature makes it easier to connect your devices […]

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